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8,697 First-Time Cruisers Cruise Reviews

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509
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Viking Baldur

98% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (34 sailings)
Ian Schofield
2015 saw our first river cruise of what promises to be ...
Teachergal52
Have to admit this was our first cruise of any kind. We had ...

Viking Ingvi

98% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (15 sailings)
DonaldWhitelock
The entire trip was just excellent. The cabins were nice, ...
MJLovell
This was a wonderful introduction cruise to so much of ...

Viking Mani

98% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (74 sailings)
eried
Highly recommend the Viking river cruise from Basel to ...
Viking Ahoy
Overall, everything was outstanding. We wanted to be ...

Viking Alsvin

97% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (15 sailings)
mstines@pacbell.net
Although we've traveled extensively this was our first ...
velvetfrog
Since this was our first river cruise, we didn't know ...

Viking Bragi

97% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (31 sailings)
jpcurt3333@yahoo.com
Our trip on the Grand European tour from Budapest to ...
Yaya8jacob
Everything about the cruise was above expectations! The ...

Viking Spirit

97% Loved It
Minion Minder
First time river cruisers, we had looked at three lines ...
Boyd D. Cave, Jr.
We chose the Paris-Normandy Viking River Cruise aboard the ...

AmaSonata

96% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (69 sailings)
bookjjworm
My husband and I, along with my brother in law and his ...
darlar
My husband and I were a little apprehensive to book any ...

River Baroness

96% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (72 sailings)
Leanne Bean
This was our first river cruise and trip to France. What a ...
nhnana
Our TA indicated that the time period was when the France ...

River Royale

96% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (58 sailings)
kjuncelt
This was our first Uniworld and riverboat cruise. We are ...
Lightening Al
After hearing so much about the benefits of river cruising ...

Avalon Felicity

96% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (25 sailings)
deedee501
After touring throughout Europe on coach tours, we, my wife ...
kevinruffcorn
This was our first river cruise. We didn't know what to ...

Avalon Creativity

95% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (154 sailings)
okaner
We just got back from our Paris to Normandy cruise with ...

S.S. Antoinette

95% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (66 sailings)
b1991
This was our first cruise of any kind, as well as being our ...
aras
My wife and I took a river cruise called Castles along the ...

Safari Endeavour

94% Loved It
Destinations
Alaska (17 sailings)
ToddGuy
This experience was wonderful. The crew was exceptional. ...
sphere49
We got lucky and found Un-Cruise Adventures online. We ...

AmaSerena

94% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (75 sailings)
Mediterranean (1 sailings)
deircook
This was our first cruise of any kind and what an amazing ...
gilles59
Sailing on the new ship AmaSerena was a delight. ...

Viking Rurik

93% Loved It
rosevbonnar@hotmail.com
It was fantastic on so many levels. It was more than I ever ...

AmaBella

93% Loved It
jeaunyvette
After spending three days in Singapore and two days in ...

River Beatrice

93% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (71 sailings)
SG Gypsy
This was my first River cruise and I loved every minute. ...
Vicki G
When my husband and I planned this trip, we decided to add ...

Viking Ve

93% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (43 sailings)
Caitie02
We have never had such a magical experience. From the ...
bhargita@bigpon.net.au
Our first cruise, my wife and I did not know what to ...

Disney Fantasy

92% Loved It
Destinations
Western Caribbean (32 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (31 sailings)
Southern Caribbean (2 sailings)
TheJenMoody
First time cruisers. Likely, last time cruisers. I ...
DeDisney
I just got off a week long trip on the Disney Fantasy ...

Viking Idi

92% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (57 sailings)
Ollie305
My husband and I took our first cruise ever and were very ...
grandmabec6
We booked this Cruise in July 2014, so we had a long time ...

Scenic Crystal

92% Loved It
Wendy B
I took my first ever overseas trip with Scenic Crystal in ...
Kiama1
My wife and I travelled with scenic on the Crystal from ...

SeaDream I

91% Loved It
Destinations
Mediterranean (8 sailings)
Eastern Caribbean (5 sailings)
Transatlantic (1 sailings)
hungrytraveler
Seadream donated a week's cruise to my son's school ...

Viking Lif

91% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (27 sailings)
somuchtosee
My husband and I along with four friends were on the ...

Viking Eir

91% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (79 sailings)
Marcia Archer
We arranged to do the Viking Cruise with four other ...
WFM_mars
Our first cruise. Was pleasantly surprised how easy it was ...

Pacific Princess

91% Loved It
Destinations
Europe (15 sailings)
British Isles & Western Europe (7 sailings)
Transatlantic (7 sailings)
Baltic Sea (6 sailings)
Jcorr
I am a first time cruiser so the thought of flying half way ...
Tiari_7007
Princess cruises made our first cruise experience so ...

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